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The Forestry Commission Journal was introduced as a way to communicate information on a wide range of topics which could not be communicated through ‘ordinary official channels’, and was intended to be a means of exchanging the opinions and experiences of all members of the staff.
This sixth Journal includes information on: Review of progress in research and experiment; The cultivation of walnut; The forester as a naturalist; Cupressus macrocarpa on the South Downs; Sitka spruce in Denmark; Norway and Sitka spruce planting; The Annual Report; Some reflections on forest clothes; Uniforms for foresters in Scotland; Timber markets and prices; Some impressions on land acquisition; Use of paper mulch in nursery lines; Protection against weeds in nurseries; Use of chemically treated flax; Use of fabric material at Gwydyr; Thinning; The work and duties of a District Officer; Mountain moorland afforestation; Sitka spruce transplants of different origins: Susceptibility to frost; Reviews and abstracts; Notes and queries; Random jottings.


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Publication type
Archive publication: Journal
Publication owner
Forestry Commission